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Assembly notes - 25 October

25 Oct 2016

ASSEMBLY - Tuesday 25 October

PREFECT: Head Prefect asks the school to stand. Greets the school. Asks for silence as he does a prayer. He then announces the national anthem. Sing. He then asks the school to sit.

ASSEMBLY MUSICAL ITEM: 'Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum' by Claude Debussy, played by Max Toth (piano)


CSS midweek sport got underway last week for College sportsmen with matches in volleyball, tennis and waterpolo.

This term, College have eleven teams competing in midweek tennis. Last week the two top College sides began with a win and a loss. The A1 tennis side defeated Burnside by 6-0 while the A2 side played some close matches in their loss to the top CBHS side. In other matches the top College Year 9 side started the term well with a very close win over CBHS 9A while the J2 side defeated the top Junior side from St Andrew's by 4-2.

Volleyball started last Monday with College having seven teams in this terms competition. The three senior sides were competitive in their matches and did well despite not having any training for this first round of games. The Junior A side had a 2-0 win over Papanui HS with Sumin Jung serving 12 in a row to clinch the second set, while the Year 9 white side defeated St Andrew's 3-0 with Oscar Harcourt performing well for the team.

For the second week in a row cricket on Saturday was affected by wet weather and only two College teams were able to play. The 1st XI had a reduced game due to a late start and could only manage 60 in their shortened innings. In reply CBHS 1st XI were at one stage 45 for 5 and were 7 down when they reached the target. Rupert Whyte took 3 for 8. In the other match the 2nd XI side lost their match against St Thomas 1st XI with Tom Burt picking up three wickets.

This week in House sport there are badminton, senior tennis and junior cricket matches. Next week will be the annual Golf and Tug-of-War competitions.

Good luck on Thursday night for the College sportsmen who have been named as finalists in this year’s Canterbury Secondary School Zonta Sports Awards.



Debating - Matthew Moore, Angus Dysart-Paul and Hamish Thomas

Drama - Reid Edmond, Miles Smith, William Burns, Jon Ashcroft, Ben Smith, Ben Aitken, Jacob Banks and Finn Sziranyi

Theatresports - Henry Rolleston, William Burns, Hamish Thomas and Jared Chin


Basketball - Hunter Aarts, Tom Crutchley, Will Harrison, Max de Geest and Isaac Bird

Athletics Canterbury Cup and Medals for Takahe to Akaroa Road Relay, 1st Local Team Junior Men - Dion Houston and Sam Averill

Athletics New Zealand Winners Medal for Junior Men Road Relay - Henry Idiens

Papanui Toc H Athletics Club - Certificate of Achievement for 2nd Place, U20 Men Club Road Championships - Hunter McKenzie

OLD BOYS HONOURS TIE - Mr Shailer Weston


Mr Garth Wynne - Fire evacuation drill

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